Last week, I walked into my local drugstore to pick up some sunscreen for a spontaneous trip to the beach and my eyes were assaulted with an entire row of Christmas decorations—in July! This experience brought out my inner Scrooge – how in the heck am I expected to start Christmas shopping in July?Read more »
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Here at CheapAir, we’re a team of travel enthusiasts and tech geeks. In a world with an overwhelming amount of travel information and deals, we want to help you make great travel decisions by arming you with true airfare intelligence. We provide tips and advice from our expert Travel Advisors — based entirely in the U.S. — and we update you on the latest news and insider information. Plus, we love to crunch the numbers behind the airline industry to make you a smarter shopper (did we mention we’re geeks yet?). Combine all of this with top-notch customer service, and you have CheapAir. Have a question that you want answered? We’re here to help you in any way we can.
We’re right in the middle of summer and according to all reliable sources, 2014 is shaping up to be one of the hottest years on record. It’s not too late to escape the heat and take a summer vacation to cooler climes. Or maybe you prefer a beach holiday – we have plenty of options there as well!Read more »
Do you run horrific crash scenarios through your mind while you’re sitting on a runway? You’re not alone. If you’re more worried about flying these days than you used to be, it’s understandable. The two recent Malaysia Air tragedies and their non-stop news coverage could give even the hardiest traveler a case of nerves.Read more »
It’s pretty simple, really. We’re so thrilled to be a part of the Bitcoin community, we’d like to share the love and send someone to one of the premier Bitcoin international events, InsideBitcoins London!
Tweet to @CheapAir #LondonBTC why we should send you to InsideBitcoins London!Read more »
This is third in a series of posts that offer effective air travel strategies to new parents traveling with infants. The first shares CheapAir tips on how to research and book flights and can be found here. The second covers packing and airport logistics.Read more »
Yesterday, we shared our tips on how to plan your international travel to avoid labor strikes. Today, we’d like to offer coping techniques if you’ve taken all of these planning precautions and you still find yourself stranded in an international airport.Read more »
Troubleshooting International Air Travel: What to do if an Air Labor Strike Threatens to Derail Your Vacation
Whoever said “It’s the journey, not the destination” never slept in an international airport terminal during a labor strike. There was even a film made starring Tom Hanks called “The Terminal” that was about this very phenomenon –and based on a true story! Being stranded in an airport is a travel nightmare that even if you’ve managed to avoid, you probably know someone that has been through.Read more »
This is the second in a series of posts designed to help new moms and dads manage the joy and occasional treachery of air travel with a new baby. The first with tips on how to research and book your flight can be found here, and the third which covers strategies while in-flight can be found here.Read more »
Nothing strikes fear into the heart of a newbie parent like the prospect of a transcontinental flight with a newborn. To maximize your infant’s portability and your sanity, those of us with experience in “parenting while traveling” at CheapAir have put together this three part series on how to guarantee a stress-free flight.Read more »
As anyone who’s ever flown to Vegas can tell you, the gambling starts before you leave the airport if slot machines happen to float your boat. But it’s not common knowledge that Sin City is home to many awesomely cost-free (or nearly free) activities as well. A little birdie hooked us up with some of the best.Read more »